Thursday, August 10, 2006

Uptown Highlights for August 11-17

From: "Harlem One Stop"
Subject: Uptown Highlights for August 11-17
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 2006 12:18:20 -0500

Welcome to the Uptown newsletter.

Here is a sample of what's going on in Harlem and Upper Manhattan this weekend and in days to come. - at last you can hear about stuff before it happens!

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''D'Elia Deal'': Shopping Discounts and Dining Offers!
Through Tuesday, October 31
A special “D'Elia Deal” offer from Harlem One Stop and Travel with Val, NY1!E-mail with the message, ''Val sent me'', and we will send you a list of great offers from Harlem and Upper Manhattan's cool and hip clothing stores and restaurants!

Harlem Renaissance Jazz, Film, & Art in the Park
Presented by Harlem Renaissance EDC
Friday, August 11 through Sunday, August 13Malcolm Shabazz PlazaW. 110th Street at the confluence of Malcolm X Blvd.and St. Nicholas AvenueNew York, NY

A three day outdoor Art Expo that celebrates the cultural and creative spirit of Harlem by showcasing emerging and established visual, craft and performing artists.

NYRP Harlem River Row
Presented by New York Restoration Project
Sunday, August 13 @ 12:30 pmSwindler Cove ParkHarlem River Drive & Dyckman Street @ 10th AvenueNew York, NY

Come and row the Harlem River in boats built through NYRP's boatbuilding program.
12:30 - 2:30pm. Swindler Cove Park, at the east end of Dyckman Street, just south of PS 5.

Shakespeare at Riverbank: Romeo & Juliet
Presented by Pulse Ensemble Theatre
Thursday, August 10 @ 8 pmFriday, August 11 @ 8 pmSaturday, August 12 @ 8 pmFREERiverbank State Park679 Riverside DriveNew York, NY 10031

Pulse Ensemble Theatre once again brings free Shakespeare to the open air Riverbank State Park this summer with a multi-racial production of Romeo & Juliet, directed by the company's Artistic Director, Alexa Kelly. Set in New York City today, the production reflects the urban environment in which it is seen while emphasizing Shakespeare's universal appeal.

Dance Theatre of Harlem's Annual Street Fair
Saturday, August 12 @ 12 pm
Dance Theatre of Harlem
466 West 152nd StreetBetween Amsterdam and St. Nicholas Avenue

Location: West 152nd Street(between Amsterdam and St. Nicholas Avenues). Noon - 7:00pm.
Arts, Crafts, Food, Vendors, Entertainment!

Featuring performances by Breaking Through Barriers Ensemble with Special Guests, Los Hermanos Morenos and much more!

Also check out W. 155th Street Block Party, bet. St Nicholas and Amsterdam Avenue.
Jazzmobile, Winard Harper (3:00 pm); followed by St Luke's AME Gospel Choir and more..

Harlem: Discover the Old, Experience the New
Presented by Harlem One Stop Tours
- Saturday, August 12, 11:30 am$15 - RSVP 917-583-4109
Meet at 116th and Lenox Avenue, NW corner (next to Conway). #2 ad #6 subway to 116th.

Against a backdrop of historic landmarks and districts, experience the second Harlem Renaissance as this tour guides you through neighborhood museums, galleries, restaurants and shops offering unique made in Harlem products.

This week through October, A SPECIAL “D'Elia Deal” OFFER from Harlem One Stop and Travel with Val, NY1: E-mail and say Val sent you, and we will send you a list of great offers from Harlem and Upper Manhattan's cool and hip clothing stores and restaurants!

Harlem One Stop Salutes: Ginger Expressfor its healthy & creative menu optionsCheck it out!
1400 Fifth Avenue, bet. 115th & 116thNew York, NY 10026
Ginger is a quick service concept restaurant that focuses on healthy, full-flavored, fast affordable Chinese food, delivered though a modern and comfortable dining environment.

Our Philosophy:
''To provide healthy, fresh, low-fat and calories full-flavored Chinese food in a comfortable modern setting.''

Sunday Brunch with musical vocalist. No cover charge. 1PM - 3PM. Call to confirm artist.

Dutchman by Leroi Jones (Amiri Baraka)
Presented by Harlem Repertory Theatre
Saturday, August 12 @ 9:30 pm
Aaron Davis Hall / Harlem Stage138 Convent Avenue
(West 135th Street and Convent Avenue)
New York, NY 10031

A hard hitting political drama about race, class and bigotry--set in the steaming bowels of the New York City subway in the early 1960s. The drama charts the collision course of the Black middle class conformist, Clay, and his white female tormentor, Lula. This production is intended for mature audiences.

Performances are held at Aaron Davis Hall - Theatre B.
Pay what you can.

Jazzmobile Vocal Competition - $1,000
Presented by JazzmobileMonday, August 14 @ 3 pm
Harlem School of the Arts
645 St. Nicholas AvenueNew York, NY 10030

This talent search for the best of the best jazz vocalists kicks off on August 14, 2006 with a round of auditions held at the Harlem School of the Arts between the hours of 3 pm and 9 pm.

This year's Grand Prize will be $1,000.00 and a guest appearance at a NYC Night Club, the 2nd Prize is $500.00.

Jazz @Marjorie Eliot's
Presented by Parlor Entertainment
Sunday, August 13 @ 4 pm
FREE but Donations Deserved!
Parlor Jazz at Marjorie Eliot's
555 Edgecombe Avenue(at 160th Street),
''The Triple Nickel'', Studio 3F
New York, NY 100

When you enter the parlor of Apartment 3F at 555 Edgecombe Avenue, you are walking on to hallowed ground. It's not just that Count Basie, Paul Robeson, and Charles Buchanan, who owned the Savoy Ballroom, all lived in this building. It's that the building is home to one of New York City's living treasures. Every Sunday for the past eleven years, rain or shine, with no vacations, a jazz concert with some of the City's best musicians takes place in this parlor, the living room of Marjorie Eliot's home in Sugar Hill.

Aug 13: Willie Gee, soprano saxophone vocals. Rudel Drears, pianist-in-residence and Musical Director; Sedric Choukroun, saxophone-in-residence; Bob Cunningham, guest bassist

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